πόρτις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *portiyos, from the root *per-, *por- (to give birth). Cognates include Sanskrit पृथुक (pṛthuka, boy; the young of any animal), Old Armenian որդի (ordi, child), and Latin partus (birth; offspring).

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Noun[edit]

πόρτις (pórtis) (genitive πόρτιος); f, third declension

  1. (poetic) a calf, young heifer (younger than δαμάλη (damálē) says Eustathius)
    1. a young maiden

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition